Yorktown's Support Connection Invites You to ‘Shake the Winter Blues’

Support Connection interns Selvija Dedushaj and Adrienne Lett organized the event. Credits: Support Connection

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Winter blues got you down? Come on out to Solaris Sports Club from noon–4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, for a fun-for-all-ages event called “Shake the Winter Blues.”

The event will benefit Support Connection, a Yorktown-based non-profit organization that provides free services to women battling breast and ovarian cancer. It will feature dancing, crafts, basketball and other children’s activities. There will be a one-hour Zumba lesson from 12:30–1:30 p.m. as well as performance by the Westchester Ballet Center from 2–2:30 p.m. A bake sale and pick-your-prize raffle will take place throughout the afternoon.

It is being organized by two Support Connection interns: Adrienne Lett of Yorktown High School and Selvija Dedushaj of Lakeland High School. Through their schools’ civic internship programs, Lett and Dedushaj have been learning the fundamental skills necessary for event planning. Their Support Connection mentors, Executive Director Katherine Quinn, and Development and Outreach Coordinator Marisa Giuliano, are eager to see the culmination of the students’ efforts at the February function.

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“We believe that this fundraiser will be a fun afternoon where family and friends can escape from the cold and have a good time, all while raising funds for Support Connection’s free breast and ovarian cancer support services,” the students said.

Everyone is welcome; no RSVP is necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is free. For more information, contact Giuliano at or call 914-962-6402.

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